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Jack H. Berryman was born July 28th, 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He acquired his
first degree, an A.A. in General Studies from Westminster College in Salt Lake City
in 1940. In 1941 he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific, taking
part in some of the War's fiercest battles, and receiving many medals for his
courage. After the War he returned to Utah and received a B.S. in Science and an
M.S. in Ecology from the University of Utah. Berryman's life would be dedicated to
work in the Natural Resources field.
Berryman was employed by the Utah Fish and Game Department in the late 1940s. Similar
jobs would require him to travel across the country in the next few years, working
in New Mexico with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1950-1953, and in
Minnesota with the Federal Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife from 1953-1959.
Berryman then spent several years teaching in the College of Natural Resources at
Utah State University. In the mid 1960s Berryman went to Washington, DC to work for
the US Fish and Wildlife Service, a position he held for more than a decade. In 1979
he began work with the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies,
which required him to travel around the world. He was still doing this work for the
IAFWA when he passed away on March 3, 1999.
Jack H. Berryman received a number of awards during the course of his life, a fact
recorded in his photograph collection. Several of these included a Special Service
Award from the Department of the Interior, the Seth Gordon Award, membership in the
National Honorary Forestry Society, the Aldo Leopold Award, the Special Conservation
Achievement Award, and membership in The International Association of Fish and
Wildlife Agencies. Utah State University founded the Jack Berryman Institute for
Wildlife Damage Management in his honor in 1993. Berryman wrote a number of journal
articles on wildlife , recreation, and land use in the course of his long
The Berryman Photograph Collection consists of 344 images of important events in
Berryman's public life usually when he was being presented an award or honorarium of
some kind. Other photographs detail Berryman and co-workers in the 1940's and 50's
fishing and traveling in the Utah back country, and one folder consists of pictures
of Berryman's home and gardens in Fairfax, Virginia. The photos do not seem to be in
any particular chronological order, and they were processed in the order they were
found in the box. The collection contains both color and black and white
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01:10:51: Berryman and Crane fishing "Locomotive
Springs, Utah, Oct. 1947"
01:10:52: Postcard of three men in front of a
truck, two of the men have hunting dogs. Two mountain lion carcasses are
on the ground in front of them - Caption on reverse: "Fred Reynolds
after a lion hunt"
01:10:53: Photo of man in suit
01:10:54: Photo of two men at a podium, one holds a
cigarette and an ashtray
01:10:55: Berryman shakes a man's hand while
another man looks on
01:10:56: Berryman and four men in front of an
01:10:57-63: Photos of mountains and valleys taken
from an airplane
01:10:64: Black and White photo of Berryman
01:10:65: Berryman at podium, presenting award to
01:10:66: Berryman at a podium with a blackboard in
the background. Caption on reverse: "About 1966 Colony Motel or Bowie
College WS Conference"
01:10:67: Berryman at another podium, at Hotel Fort
Des Moines. Caption on reverse: "May 1980 Des Moines, Iowa"
01:10:68-72: Photos of Berryman and several associates
01:10:73: Black and White photo of Berryman in suit
01:10:74: Berryman and several dignitaries at a
table. Caption on reverse: "Southeast Meeting, Tulsa, OK 10/28/81"
01:10:75: Men looking at map while standing in
01:10:76: Berryman shaking hands with a man.
Caption on front includes man's thanks
01:10:77: Color photo of Berryman with plaque.
Caption on reverse: "Wash D.C. 6/71"
01:10:78: Berryman shaking hands with man receiving
plaque. Man has written his thanks in caption over his head
01:10:79: Berryman shaking a man's hand. Caption on
reverse: "Thanx a million Jack - Red Williamson, August 1971"
01:10:80: Four men in an office standing next to a
01:10:81-85: Berryman and his co-workers (apparently
when working for the US Department of the Interior)
01:10:86: Berryman and three others in front of
paintings. Berryman and another man holding plaques
01:10:87: Berryman, two men, and a woman in front
of paintings. Berryman and one other man hold plaques
01:10:88: Berryman and an older woman (probably his
mother) in a small keepsake folder
01:10:89-90: Head shots of Berryman
01:10:91: Copy of same photo as 01:10:88 without
01:10:92: Duplicate of 01:10:88 placed in black
01:10:93-99: Portraits of Berryman
01:10:100: Photo of Berryman and others at a table
eating. Caption on reverse: "IAFWA-Annual meeting Albuqurque, NM
Restaurant Sunder(?) Coast 9/81"
01:10:101: Berryman and three other men. Berryman
and two others each have a glass in their hands
01:10:102: Another copy of 01:10:01
01:10:103: Berryman and several others in front of a
wall with mounted fish
01:12:01: A manila envelope, return address US
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife,
Division of Wildlife Services, Casper, Wyoming. Addressed to Jack
Berryman at the national offices of those organizations in Washington,
01:12:02: Photograph of a dog herding sheep
01:12:03: Sheep leaving truck trailer and crossing
01:12:04: Sheep crossing road, signpost in
01:12:05: Man talking on radiophone placed on truck
01:12:06: Man examining dead antelope. Caption on
reverse: "Antelope killed by coyote-only the unborn fawn was eaten"
01:12:07: Men at table looking at map
01:12:08: Men at campsite, truck and horse trailers
at left, helicopter in foreground at far right
01:12:09: Photograph of helicopter, horse trailers
01:12:10: Helicopter in flight. Horse, man, truck,
and trailer in foreground
01:12:11: Berryman on radiophone in helicopter
01:12:12: Men at picnic table getting food
01:12:13: Men riding horses. Tail of helicopter at
far right foreground
01:12:14: Berryman mounting horse
01:12:15: Men, a dog, and a horse standing next to
01:12:16: Supply cabinet, including gum, matches,
01:12:17: Another picture of the men, the dog, and
the horse next to the trailer
01:12:18: Photo of same from different angle
01:12:19: Berryman and other men standing at fence.
Truck at right
01:12:20: Berryman and two other men standing at
trailer. Berryman and another have a styrofoam cup
01:12:21: Berryman and another getting food from
the chow line